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Oregon group looks to bring Amtrak Pioneer line back

Oregon group looks to bring Amtrak Pioneer line back

  In 1997, the last regular passenger train rolled out of the Boise Depot. In the 22 years since many hoped to bring Amtrak back to Idaho. But the depot on the Boise bench remains quiet. In 2007, Sen. Mike Crapo mounted an “aggressive” push to reignite funding for Amtrak’s Pioneer line. It made it…MORE

Broncos open the season with record-breaking win

Broncos open the season with record-breaking win

  Boise State started the season with a 126-49 win against Life Pacific at ExtraMile Arena. The 126 points are the most in program history, breaking a nearly-50-year-old record, and the 77-point margin of victory set an all-time mark. The Broncos used a 30-0 run early in the first half to seize control of the…MORE

Election Night Results

Election Night Results

Election Night Results UPDATED 4:51am     ADA COUNTY BOISE CITY MAYOR 100% OF PRECINCTS REPORTING LAST UPDATED: 2019-11-06 00:22:29 Lauren McLean 23,669 46% David Bieter 15,711 30% Rebecca Arnold 6,863 13% Brent Coles 3,804 7% Wayne Richey 847 2% Adriel Martinez 588 1% Cortney Nielsen 360 1% BOISE CITY COUNCIL SEAT 1 100% OF…MORE

MRIs Show Screen Time Linked to Lower Brain Development in Preschoolers

MRIs Show Screen Time Linked to Lower Brain Development in Preschoolers

  Screen time use by infants, toddlers and preschoolers has exploded over the last decade, concerning experts about the impact of television, tablets and smartphones on these critical years of rapid brain development. A new study scanned the brains of children 3 to 5 years old and found those who used screens more than the…MORE

Two Boise businesses make top 20 list for best places to work

Two Boise businesses make top 20 list for best places to work

  Two Boise businesses have made the top 20 list for best places to work in 2019. Outside Magazine released its 50 Best Places to Work in 2019 list on Monday. Boise’s Duft Watterson and Lone Cone both made it in the top 20. CBS 2 News reports, Duft Watterson, a full-service branding and advertising…MORE

Voters Head to the Polls on this Election Day

Voters Head to the Polls on this Election Day

  Today is election day… There are a few things you need to know. First, the polls will be open until 8pm. Also, if you are not registered to vote, you can still register at your polling place when you go to cast your ballot. Bring your photo ID and proof of residence and it…MORE

Boise State University Receives Idaho Workforce Development Sector Grant

Boise State University Receives Idaho Workforce Development Sector Grant

Boise State University’s College of Engineering and Division of Extended Studies have partnered to secure a grant of $833,958 from the Idaho Workforce Development Council focused on building an online cyber-physical systems security certificate with a proposed fall 2020 launch. The grant covers 36 months of development and program start-up costs and will enable Boise…MORE

Boise voters have two propositions to vote on Tuesday

Boise voters have two propositions to vote on Tuesday

  (courtesy CBS 2 News) On Tuesday, Boise voters will see two propositions on their ballot. They will be asked decide Propositions 1 and 2, which ask residents to weigh in on whether or not the proposed city library and sports park projects should go before voters for approval in the future. Proposition 1 is…MORE

Victim identified after fatal boating accident in Salmon River Reservoir

Victim identified after fatal boating accident in Salmon River Reservoir

  Twin Falls Search and Rescue found the body of a man reported missing after a boat capsized in the Salmon River Reservoir, Friday morning. The man is identified as 80-year-old Dr. Eugene Holm of Heyburn. CBS 2 News reports, the initial call of a capsized boat came in at around 9:55 a.m. Friday. Twin…MORE

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BLOG: Coach Harsin and “Twitiots”

BLOG: Coach Harsin and “Twitiots”

  Coach Harsin and “Twitiots” By Rick Worthington Boise State head coach Bryan Harsin discussed social media criticism – specifically on Twitter – during his weekly press conference Monday. Coach Harsin coined the phrase “Twitiots” during the presser. It was quite a rant, and to a man, I’m pleased to see coach Harsin defending his…

Halloween Blog: Candy Corn – YUCK!

Halloween Blog: Candy Corn – YUCK!

Halloween Blog: Candy Corn – YUCK! By Rick Worthington 10/31/19 Let me just go ahead and get this out of the way. Candy corn is gross. If you give out candy corn on Halloween, kids are leaving your house upset. Little Jimmy and Suzzy are complaining to Mom and Dad, and your neighbors are embarrassed…

BLOG: Broncos Running Game a Concern?

BLOG: Broncos Running Game a Concern?

Broncos Running Game a Concern? By: Rick Worthington As of today, the Boise State Broncos are a perfect 4-0 and ranked #16 in the country. That is great news, considering the Broncos are off this week and have a chance to get healthier. But, there are some big differences between this Boise State football team…

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